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What's a positive question record?

Good afternoon, In my reputation view, there is the following: While checking my account, I see four questions with a negative score, one with a zero score, all the rest (ten in total) have a ...
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How did I get the Scholar badge when I have only just asked my first question?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/help/badges/10/scholar?userid=82480 Scholar: Ask a question and accept an answer. I literally just asked my first question 2 401 minutes ago. There ...
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Is the Mortarboard badge broken?

I'm not complaining, but I think the Mortarboard badge is broken. I hit the rep cap yesterday and the day before, but didn't get the badge either time. Is something busted or am I just being ...
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Favourited questions credit

Do users who ask questions that are favourited a lot (by other users) get any sort of credit e.g. badge etc or is this just a convenience for those reading the question?
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I can't track the random badge

I am the all time top answerer in random (89 points on 11 answers). I keep looking forward to getting a tag badge in it. I can track C, version-control, database, math, git, history, open-source, ...
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How are voting percentages calculated?

A few days ago, I noticed that I'm close to earning the Electorate badge; I just have to increase my percentage of votes on questions from 19% to 25%. So I started making a conscious effort to vote ...
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Badge count experiencing cropping at 7 digits

If you have 7 digits of badges on Programmers.SE, you start to experience truncation: With 8 digits of badges, you really get chopped off: This isn't a problem on other Stack Exchange sites: ...
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One badge awarded twice, also on meta site

I have earned the yearling badge twice, just a few days apart, in this year, on programmers: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/users/16658/fejesjoco?tab=badges I also got them here on ...
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Strange badge award

I've just received the Announcer and Booster badges for a question (not mine! I haven't even answered it, and it's over a year old) The only thing is, I never share questions. I don't have a high ...
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Buggy "Announcer" badge?

I received an announcer badge for a question. Supposedly, the badge is for sharing a question such that it attracts visitors from 25 unique IP addresses. Problem is, I've never shared a question, and ...
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Querying Badges Table in data.stackexchange

I can get names of all badges using following query in http://data.stackexchange.com/. SELECT DISTINCT Name FROM Badges I need to apply a filter on the query to list only the gold badges. How can I ...
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No notification for custodian badge

I've just discovered review and got two Custodian badges for it, sweet! But I never got a notification for them, as I did for every other badge, and only discovered them when I noticed my bronze badge ...
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0 users have archaeologist badge

I was scrolling through my badges today and noticed that beside the "Archaeologist" badge, it said x0. I checked SO and there was a plausible number beside the same badge but not on Programmers. Bug?
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Can we add Meta badges to flair?

I've just found out about flair, here's mine: profile for Roc Martí on Stack Exchange, a network of free, community-driven Q&A sites http://stackexchange.com/users/flair/1399093.png I like ...
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Edit Total on Profile Not Matching Up

According to my profile I have 132 suggested edits. According to my progress towards Strunk & White on the review page, I have edited 79 posts. Why don't these numbers match up. Is this my fault ...
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Why not offer a "voter" badge for participating in the moderators election?

Regarding What do our "low" 2012 election numbers mean?. (I posted it as an answer, but I then deleted it and post it now as a question) 297/5874, yes, that's really a very low percentage. ...
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Missing something from the requirements for the Analytical Badge?

I thought I had gone through the entire FAQ and clicked on all the links as I read through them, but no badge shows up under my programmers profile. Here is the what the badge reads: Visited every ...
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How these earned badges are possible?

Almost any silver or gold badge results in getting a bronze badge before it (in the middle of the way). For example, a question with 20 up-votes get the nice question silver badge, which means that ...
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Why is the badge count on top of the page different than the badge count in the profile?

I noticed that I recently obtained the "Autobiographer" badge, and three others, and somehow my badge count is still at 8 on the top of the page whereas it correctly displays 12 on my profile. My ...
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Should I have a Guru Badge?

It's been several days now - should I have earned a Guru badge for: Co-worker renamed all of my queries ? It's not the answer with the highest vote count, but I didn't see that as a requirement.
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"Nice answer" badge awarded for the wrong answer?

I reached 10 upvotes on this answer today, but for some reason the Nice Answer badge I got as a result was for this answer instead. Now, I also have 12 upvotes for the latter answer, so the badge ...
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The 15-answer CW conversion really sucks.

I'm just going to say it. The community-wiki auto conversion sucks. And it's not (really) the rep, either. I have been racking my brain trying to figure out why I don't have a career tag badge. ...
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Why is the career badge pink?

Any reason why the career badge is pink? I noticed it on someones profile and it sparked my curiosity.
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Necromancer badges awarded due to merged questions, are they valid?

for example this user https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/badges/44/necromancer?userid=16337 had got the necromancer badge today as a question was merged with the one which was older than 60 ...
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Badge progress display like the Percentage Till privilages display

Can we have a Progress percentage or indicator that shows how much of a remaining __ till the badge. Like we have the percentage reputation displayed till privilege in the privileges tab. It seems ...
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Missing Good Answer badge.

I noticed that my answer here Why do programmers write closed source applications and then make them free? did not give me a Good Answer badge. I noticed this after I suddenly received a Nice Answer ...
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Requirements for the Deputy badge

Just wondering if I've misunderstood the requirements for the Deputy badge. (I haven't received it.) Achieved maximum flag weight by reviewing and flagging appropriately. Have I misinterpreted ...
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Bounty wasn't awarded, and badge wasn't given.

I opened a bounty on my question a while back and gave a maximum of 450 bounty points. I really wanted some great answers and I got them. :) How do you organize your projects? Two things went wrong: ...
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Question regarding badges

Will a post with 10000+ views get a Famous Question (golden)badge automatically ? Or is there any other criteria present with it ?
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Citizen Patrol bug?

I never flagged a post or comment as offensive/spam, and yet I now have the "Citizen Patrol" badge? Is it an errant click or a bug?
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What's the criteria for the Electorate badge?

The description says "Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions." So, to recap: Voted on questions, and 25% were... questions? (As opposed to the questions that aren't ...
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Where is my Beta badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is my Beta badge? So I know from Mark Trapp's answer to this question that The private beta for Programmers lasted for 7 days immediately following the ...
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Where is my Beta badge?

So, the description for the Beta badge says that one must "Actively participated in the private beta". Is Programmers not a "private" beta or something? Because I'm wondering what all would actually ...
Jason Whitehorn's user avatar
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How Does The "Publicist" Badge Work?

I know a little box appears saying "Share this link! [link]", but share it where? How?
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Is the Tumbleweed badge working?

I wounder if the Tumbleweed badge is working here on Programmers. I had a question with low views, no comments and no answer in 12 days, and I didn't get a Tubmleweed. Is it working or is the ...
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Are all the current badges sufficient for our community?

Are all the current badges sufficient for the community or are there badges that don't fit the community? Related: Is the Tumbleweed badge working?
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